Clearing the Air

The ATMOS Blog

Jul 16, 2020
The need for proactive programs to address wealth disparity from climate disasters
The climate crisis has the potential to perpetuate wealth disparity and result in more severe isolation along socioeconomic lines. Financial organizations have an important role to play in our transition and should be addressing these risks proactively and aggressively.
Jun 15, 2020
How Intentional Banking Can Build a Better Tomorrow
Using a bank that aligns with your personal value system ensures that your deposits are going towards building the tomorrow you want to live in. Our deposits and the companies, individuals and projects those loans are supporting are an extension of each of us, a vote towards building that better tomorrow.
Jun 8, 2020
Clearing the Air: What's behind Bank of the West's green marketing campaign?
Clearing the Air is an ongoing series to shine light into the sustainability statements of the biggest banks.
May 27, 2020
Clearing the Air: Recent bank announcements to not finance Arctic drilling lacks potency and clarity
A deeper review of recent pledges from major U.S. banks to not finance Arctic drilling uncovers carefully crafted caveats and a lack of commitment to environmental protection.
Apr 22, 2020
personal finance
Earth Day Atmos Webinar: Personal Investment Opportunities to Fight Climate Change
Atmos was invited to participate on a panel showcasing different investment opportunities that individuals can take to help fight climate change.
Apr 21, 2020
COVID-19, the Climate Crisis and the Collective Power of Action
What can we learn from the coronavirus pandemic response and apply to the crisis of climate change? Voices from frontline communities must be elevated so that more people recognize climate change as an urgent matter that needs attention now. Atmos wants to hear and share these stories.
Apr 21, 2020
What if Everyone Banked for the Climate?
Doing something as little as aligning your banking with your values has profound impact on society and our capacity to affect climate change.
Apr 16, 2020
personal finance
Top Five Things You Can Use Your Money For to Help Stop Climate Change
Every major purchasing decision from here on out needs to move us away from fossil fuel use. How we store, spend, and invest our personal capital can have an outsized impact towards affecting this systemic transformation. Here are the top five actions you can take right now.
Jan 15, 2020
Solving Climate Change with a Loan
The modern world would not be recognizable without the auto loan & mortgage that help the bulk of the population afford their big-ticket capital items. The climate loan is the financial invention we need to popularize in the 2020s.